PlayStation Plus membership suscribers can look forward to some great free games in June. Sony is offering a great action RPG and a strong arcade shooter for the PlayStation 4. Those all the PlayStation 3 will receive the premier basketball video game and the best platform stealth games. The PS Vita will get an crafting game with bosses and a throwback to side scrolling classic games with a new twist.
In June, PlayStation 4 users can look forward to Trine 2: Complete Story. Originally released in November, this puzzle platformer is set in a fantasy fairytale world, where players will be able to use different heroes such as a thief, warrior, and mage. The world is full of goblins and other creatures, players will use water, fire, gravity, and magic to solve puzzles and complete their quest. Trine 2: Complete Story is usually priced at $19.99.
PlayStation 4 users can also look forward to Pixeljunk Shooter Ultimate. This will be a new release that combines the story of Pixeljunk Shooter and Pixeljunk Shooter 2. Players control their own subterranean vehicles to rescue scientists that have been trapped underground. Players will use missiles to defeat foes and destroy rock to solve puzzles and continue on the rescue mission. Players will experience an intense arcade shooter with puzzle elements. This version will receive a visual update and cross-play and cross-save with PS Vita.
The previously confusing release dates have changed for the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection. Starting in July, the program that offers free games for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and the PS Vita, will now have a release date of the first Tuesday of every month and last until the first Tuesday of the following month. Those with a PlayStation Plus membership will still be able to look forward to great games available for free in June without set release dates.
PlayStation 3 users can look forward to NBA 2K14. Originally released in October, players will be able to experience the ultimate NBA experience as they take LeBron James through his “Path to Greatness” mode or take another player through the returning MyPLAYER. Players will be able to experience updated visuals, defined basketball physics, and retooled player control. With 2K’s Dynamic Live Rosters, player stats will update to those from the real life NBA stats. How the real NBA games are played can affect the games in the virtual NBA. NBA 2K14 is usually priced at $59.99.
PlayStation 3 users can also look forward to Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. Originally released in February of 2013, player will control Sly Cooper, a raccoon that comes from a family of master thieves, his ancestors, and his loyal gang. The story consists of Sly traveling through time to fix the book that contains the story of his family. New costumes and abilities help Sly this time around as he walks rope lines, climbs poles, and steals necessary items from guards. This download version is cross-buy title and Plus members will also be able to download the PS Vita version as well. Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time is usually priced at $17.99.
PS Vita users can look forward to Terraria. Originally released in December, players will build structures and defeat bosses in a sandbox environment. Players will use new touchscreen controls to manipulate hundreds of items and craft their way to victory. This game supports cross platform saves with the PlayStation 3 and also supports up to eight online players for multiplayer action. Terraria is usually priced at $14.99.
PS Vita users can also look forward to Mutant Mudds Deluxe. Originally released in December, players will experience graphics right in between the classic 8-bit and 16-bit eras. Players control Max, a hero that uses his jetpack to go from the foreground to the background playfields to finish this platform adventure. Max uses his water cannon to spray away his enemies, the Mutant Mudds. Players will experience classic gameplay with a modern twist. This download is also a cross-buy and Plus members will also be able to download the PlayStation 3 version. Mutant Mudds Deluxe is usually priced at $9.99.
In order to download these games for free in June, users will have to have a PlayStation Plus membership. Sony did note that if a user is low on hard drive or memory card space, the games do not have to be downloaded to count as a free game. Users are able to go to the web store, add the game to their cart and check out. Once the store recognizes the game as purchased, the user can download that game at a later time.
By Raul Hernandez